Arnaud Castille has replaced Vincent Benoît as Orange (NYSE: FTE)'s executive vice president for mergers and acquisitions. Castille was previously with Vivendi .
Ah, the end of an era… the BBC reports that BT Group plc (NYSE: BT; London: BTA) is switching off its dial-up Internet access service on September 1, thereby upsetting several hundred people in the more remote corners of the UK who still cannot get broadband. Still, it's all right, they won't be able to get online to complain.
He's got his dogs, but he wants his dial-up Internet back.
The glory days of dial-up Oh BT, have you no soul? Who can forget the sense of anticipation, the rush of adrenalin as the modem ran through its trademark sequence of other-worldly noises? No? Maybe it's just me then.